Effective Outsourcing – 5 Steps to Maintain Control of Delegated Tasks

A Virtual Assistant can be a great asset to your growing business. But how do you delegate the various administrative tasks integral to running your business, without the risk of losing control? Excellent communication between you and your VA or outsourcing resource is the key to avoiding this common pitfall. These 5 tips can help you to have a successful delegating experience:

1. Communicate daily by phone or e-mail

2. Provide frequent feedback

3. Respond promptly and be reachable

4. Check projects carefully for accuracy

5. Accept bottom-line responsibility

For more tips, see Dara Barcelona's article "Guide To How To Improve Your Business By Using Outsourcing Sources Effectively" – More at work.com

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